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  • Home Away from Homeby Delroy A. Reid-Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    An estimated two-thirds of Caribbeans live outside their homeland. 'Home Away from Home' identifies the different forms of Caribbean diasporan identity and argues that the faith Caribbean people brought with them into the diaspora plays a central role in their development. The study provides a theological interpretation of the diasporan experience,... more...

  • Bastide on Religionby Michel Despland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Roger Bastide developed the theory of acculturation which provides a framework for understanding contact between different cultures and beliefs. 'Bastide on Religion' offers a clear introduction to the life and work of this influential scholar. The volume focuses on Bastide's study of Afro-Brazilian religions, in particular his study of Candomble,... more...

  • Selected Themes in The Study of Religions in Nigeriaby S.G.A. Onibere; M.P. Adogbo

    Malthouse Press 2010; US$ 27.55

    This volume presents comprehensive case studies on various topics in Religious Studies. It aims at bringing about the dynamics of change and innovations that characterise the study of religions in contemporary Nigerian society. The work focusses on Biblical Studies, Church History, Islamic Studies and African Traditional Religions. more...

  • God's Zealby Peter Sloterdijk

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.66

    The conflicts between the three great monotheistic religions � Christianity, Judaism and Islam � are shaping our world more than ever before. In this important new book Peter Sloterdijk returns to the origins of monotheism in order to shed new light on the conflict of the faiths today. Following the polytheism of the ancient civilizations of... more...

  • Beyond Physicalismby Edward F. Kelly; Adam Crabtree; Paul Marshall

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 59.50

    In Beyond Physicalism, an interdisciplinary group of physical scientists, behavioral and social scientists, and humanists from the Esalen Institute’s Center for Theory and Research argue that physicalism must be replaced by an expanded scientific naturalism that accommodates something spiritual at the heart of nature. more...

  • City of 201 Godsby Jacob Olupona

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 34.95

    In a study that challenges familiar Western modes of thought, Jacob K. Olupona focuses on one of the most important religious centers in Africa and in the world: the Yorùbá city of Ilé-Ifè in southwest Nigeria. The spread of Yorùbá traditions in the African diaspora has come to define the cultural identity of millions of black and white people in Brazil,... more...

  • Natural Theology in the Scientific Revolutionby Katherine Calloway

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In the seventeenth century scientific discoveries called into question established Christian theology. It has been claimed that contemporary thinkers contributed to this conflict model by using the discoveries of the natural world to prove the existence of God. Calloway challenges this view by close examination of five key texts of the period. more...

  • Electric Santeríaby Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Santería is an African-inspired, Cuban diaspora religion long stigmatized as witchcraft and often dismissed as superstition, yet its spirit- and possession-based practices are rapidly winning adherents across the world. Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús introduces the term copresence” to capture the current transnational experience of Santería, in which racialized... more...

  • Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Northwestby Patricia O'Connell Killen; Mark Silk

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 26.50

    When asked their religious identification, more people answer 'none' in the Pacific Northwest than in any other region of the United States. But this does not mean that the region's religious institutions are without power or that Northwesterners who do attend no place of worship are without spiritual commitments. With no dominant denomination, Evangelicals,... more...